Calvin Delos McOmber papers
Calvin Delos McOmber papers
The collection contains family correspondence, information regarding McOmber's mission to Czechoslovakia, published books in Czech, journals, photographs, papers regarding his work in the temple, papers regarding his work in the seminary and institute programs, a reel of mission photographs, legal documents, and ephemera. The ephemera includes postcards, cards, information about their dairy, funeral programs, and election items. There is also some family history relating to David Stout, Daisie Stout Richardson, and Achsah Stout.
- Extent: 7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.)
- Creator: McOmber, Calvin Delos, 1910-1980
- Call Number: MSS 6951
- Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
- Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
- Languages and Scripts
- Arranged in four series: I. Calvin Delos McOmber Czech mission papers. II. Calvin Delos McOmber personal papers. III. Calvin Delos McOmber career papers. IV: Calvin Delos McOmber family history papers.
- Conditions of Use
- It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Calvin Delos McOmber papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
- Preferred Citation
- Initial citation: MSS 6951; Calvin Delos McOmber papers; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6951, LTPSC.
- Custodial History
- Donated by Ruth McOmber Pratt in 2008.
- Acquisition Information
- Donated; Ruth McOmber Pratt; 2008.
- Other Finding Aids
- A more detailed finding aid is available in the repository upon request.
- Subject Terms
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Czechoslovakia--History--Sources; Home and Family; Mormon missionaries--Czechoslovakia--History--Sources; Mormons--Idaho--History--Sources; Social Life and Customs
- Genre / Form
- Books; Diaries; Letters; Photographs
- Processing Information
- Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2010.
- Appraisal Information
- Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.VII, August 2007).
- Finding Aid ID Number
- Finding Aid Title
- McOmber (Calvin Delos) papers
- Finding Aid Author
- Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
- Finding Aid Creator
- This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-08T11:43-0600
- Finding Aid Language
- Biographical Info:
Calvin Delos McOmber, Jr., was born April 11, 1910. He served a mission to Czechoslovakia from 1934 to 1937. In 1940, he graduated from the University of Utah. He later served in the institute and seminary programs in Idaho. He also served in a stake presidency, and as a stake patriarch. He served in the Idaho Falls temple presidency in 1975. Calvin died November 4, 1980.
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Series I in MSS 6951
Calvin Delos McOmber Czech mission papers
Calvin Delos McOmber personal papers
Calvin Delos McOmber career papers
Calvin Delos McOmber family history papers
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